The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament is taking place from 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates.
The main event of the Festival is Masters Tournament for foreign players rated above 2000 elo and all Abu Dhabi players.
After five round of play Russian Grandmaster Volkov Sergey 2583 emerged sole leader with 4,5 points.
Sharing the second place are Grandmasters Efimenko Zahar UKR 2641, Kryvoruchko Yuriy UKR 2708, Gopal G.N. IND 2558, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2602, Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2626, Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2667, Horvath Adam HUN 2536 and IM Karthikeyan Murali IND 2462 with 4,0 points each.
Vijay Kumar provides the video of the fifth round